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Software Engineer - Structural and topology optimization

Luettich, Belgium

English (UK)

Job Description

 Software Engineer - Structural and topology optimization

About the company

Samtech SA is a subsidiary of Siemens expert in the development of numerical simulation technologies. More precisely, Samtech is a world class leader in Computer Aided Engineering Structure Analysis software for aeronautic, space, automotive, energy and other advanced manufacturing industries. Samtech helps customers designing better products and improves their competitiveness by reducing their time-to-market and costs.

With a unique combination of simulation software, testing systems and engineering services, Siemens Industry Software, Samtech's parent company, tunes into new innovative products' critical engineering attributes, ranging from system dynamics, structural integrity and sound quality to durability, safety and power consumption.

Insight into the position

For Samtech site in Liege (Belgium), we're looking for a Software Development Engineer. You will be a member of the Structural Finite Element Solver team of Siemens PLM which is responsible for the design and the development of the FE software SAMCEF and NX Nastran dedicated to Structural Analysis. This team also takes responsibility for the development and maintenance of the Structural and Topology optimization of NX Nastran software for which the current position is open.

What will be your responsibilities?

Main missions: 

- Managing the design, development and maintenance of the structural and topology optimization module of NX Nastran (major task)

- Participating in internal and external technical meetings to discuss new developments

- Writing software requirements and user manual

- Design and coding the functions as defined in the software requirements

- Defining the tests and test scenarii to validate the developments

- Correcting bugs communicated by the Customer Support

Second level: 

- Attending meeting with the customer to clarify the need

- Supporting to write technical and commercial proposals

- Following-up of the technical tasks

- Participation in the progress meetings of the project

- Contributing to the study report

Profile requirements

- Educational Level: Degree Mechanical Engineering or Physics

- Experience in Software Development (FORTRAN)

- Proven experience in Optimization or Structural Analysis (PhD or equivalent experience in topology optimization) is a plus

- Experience in Numerical Analysis

- Good knowledge of the solution methods used in structural/topology optimization or MDO

- Familiar with IT environments: Linux and Windows


- Advanced knowledge of English (both written and spoken) is required

- Good French knowledge (spoken) is a plus.

Specific personal competencies

- Creativity

- Quality-awareness

- Customer-oriented attitude

- Team spirit 

- Flexibility

What do we offer? 

Samtech offers, besides an attractive salary and benefits package, an internationally oriented and innovative high-tech environment. Samtech is a fast growing, yet financially healthy company with a flat structure and an informal, flexible atmosphere. People working within the company say they get a lot of room for initiative and career development. Samtech is driven by innovation, and therefore fosters the creativity of its employees. Samtech provides continuous training and competence development, stimulating personal development with respect to technical and/or management skills.

Job ID: 86870

Organisation: Digital Factory

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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